Best Pressure Washers of 2021
These top-performing gas and electric models from CR's tests can blast away years of dirt and stains
Our pressure washer buying guide is the place to start if you’re considering one of these tools. CR members can also jump right to our pressure washer ratings to compare models. In addition to our lab test results, our ratings also reflect reliability data from our exclusive member survey. Below, we’ve highlighted the very best choices from our tests.
But first, an important word on safety: A pressure washer, also known as a power washer, is much more than a high-powered garden hose. It can direct a stream of water with such force that it can pierce skin and even cut through protective gear, including boots.
Best Gas Pressure Washers
Best Light-Duty Electric Pressure Washer
Best Light-Duty Electric Pressure Washer (Budget-Friendly)
Best Heavy-Duty Electric Pressure Washer
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